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transitory
used in The Great Gatsby

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lasting a short time
  • for a transitory enchanted moment man must have held his breath in the presence of this continent ... face to face for the last time in history with something commensurate to his capacity for wonder.
    p. 180.4
transitory = lasting a short time
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